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The Tame eels at Jester House have been an attraction for 20 years. They are naturally occuring stream fauna in many streams in New Zealand but their numbers have deminished due to habitat destruction and over fishing.This is your chance to get...more
All reviews seafood chowder fruit trees quirky place lovely garden wedges unique cafe food was great homemade lemonade great for kids great surroundings award winning outdoor seating kids loved exploring warm wood wonderful place for families sit outside outside area
Felt pretty ripped off with my meal. $21.50 and you get bugger all. I get its all free range and good stuff. But i left hungry. I only got one egg which i thought was really weird and the actual food was average too. Id...More
Friends suggested we meet here for afternoon tea and although I was a little hesitant with 3 very energetic grandchildren with me, I'm so glad we did. The coffee was great as was the blackberry and apple shortcake. My friends enjoyed the lime tart and...More
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jesterhouse, Owner at Jester House Cafe and Tame Eels, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2018
So thrilled you had a great afternoon tea t Jester House and that your grandchildren had such an awesome time too.
Arrived here and thought would sit outside but too cold so were given an inside table with a fire roaring in grate. Selection of food was good and arrived really fast. Lovely and tasty and enjoyed every mouthful. The outside area has so many hidden...More
Jester House never fails to please. The surroundings are magical and quirky and the staff warm and friendly. As to the food YUM . I had the steak sandwich and a brownie for dessert and both were everything I hoped for. Also my long black...More
Unfortunately it really wasn’t what I was expecting the setting is lovely but the food lacked flavour, one of our party had the seafood chowder who said it was delicious however the steak sandwich was pretty fatty and the bottom soggy, unfortunately the wedges were...More
jesterhouse, Owner at Jester House Cafe and Tame Eels, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2018
Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review of your Jester House experience and I am so sorry that it was not up to the level that we aim for. I am pleased that you enjoyed the setting and that the staff...More
Once again Steve and Judy delivered a masterclass degustation meal with matching wines. The creativity in crafting this menu, themed ‘From the wild’, was extraordinary and none of our 30 guests were disappointed. Judy brought her sommelier knowledge of local wines to the fore and...More